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EP 015 – Corporate to Cocktails with the Founders of Be Mixed

EP 015 – Corporate to Cocktails with the Founders of Be Mixed

Cristina Ros Blankfien & Jennifer Ross | Founders, Be Mixed
 
Cristina and Jen’s idea to start Be Mixed started when they realized there was a hole in market for a healthy all-natural, zero calorie cocktail mixer. The thing is – they actually came from the finance world and had absolutely no experience in the beverages and mixergy industry!

EP 013 – Jumping off the Corporate Ladder and onto the Yoga Mat with Sara DiVello

EP 013 – Jumping off the Corporate Ladder and onto the Yoga Mat with Sara DiVello

Sara DiVello| Author, Where in the OM am I?
 
Imagine – you finally made it to the top of the corporate ladder of a multi-billion dollar company in a male-dominated industry, making a six-figure salary and with an awesome wardrobe to match it. Then imagine one day – one day you decided to give it all up . . . to teach YOGA.

EP 011 – Lawyer Turned Lifestyle Blogger with Lexi Holzberg Kritzer of Glitter, Inc.

EP 011 – Lawyer Turned Lifestyle Blogger with Lexi Holzberg Kritzer of Glitter, Inc.

Lexi Holzberg Kritzer| Founder, Glitter, Inc.
 
When Lexi was in law school, she was the editor of the school paper. She also had a column where she wrote about fashion. Later when she started her career as a maritime attorney and needed a creative outlet to escape from, she started a blog called Glitter, Inc.

EP 009 – Reclaiming your Narrative and Planning out Your Dreams with Erin Bagwell, Director of Dream, Girl

EP 009 – Reclaiming your Narrative and Planning out Your Dreams with Erin Bagwell, Director of Dream, Girl

Erin Bagwell| Director, Dream Girl & Founder, Feminist Wednesday
 
“If you ever find yourself in the wrong story, leave.” And that’s exactly what Erin did when she found herself in a toxic work environment. Not only did she walk away from a story where she was the victim of sexual harassment, but she reclaimed her narrative and ultimately found herself in a brand new story

EP 007 – From Biology to Bootstrapping a Jewelry Business with Tania Yan of Olive + Piper

EP 007 – From Biology to Bootstrapping a Jewelry Business with Tania Yan of Olive + Piper

Tania Yan| Founder, Olive + Piper
 
Tania studied Cell Biology and Genetics and thought she would end up being a doctor or something her parents wanted her to be. Once she entered the job market, she found herself quite bored at the thought of being in the healthcare industry.

EP 005 – A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A GLOBETROTTING ARTIST WITH LAUREN TAYLOR CREATES

EP 005 – A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A GLOBETROTTING ARTIST WITH LAUREN TAYLOR CREATES

Lauren Taylor Engel | Artist, Lauren Taylor Creates
 
What if you sat down one day and painted a picture of how you wanted your life to be like 3 years from today – and then reverse engineered it?

EP 003 – The When I Grow Up Coach: Bridge Jobs, Nose Jobs and Dream Jobs with Michelle Ward

EP 003 – The When I Grow Up Coach: Bridge Jobs, Nose Jobs and Dream Jobs with Michelle Ward

Michelle Ward | When I Grow Up Coach
 
Michelle was a Broadway Baby and always knew she wanted to be an actress when she grew up. But when she became an “adult” (in her late twenties) she decided to take the practical route and take a job that had adult stuff – like 401Ks, health insurance, etc… And she did.

EP 001 – From Cubicle Wars to Cupcake Wars with 4x Winner Kyra Bussanich

EP 001 – From Cubicle Wars to Cupcake Wars with 4x Winner Kyra Bussanich

Kyra Bussanich | Owner of Kyra’s Bake Shop, Gluten-Free Pastry Chef, Author
 
Post college, Kyra ended up at a temporary cubicle job, not knowing what she wanted to do with her life. 9 years later . . . she found herself at the same job – uninspired and unhappy.